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Richard Brattland Executive Director of Design & Implementation

Marc Healy, executive director of retail and marketing
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The Element Group Appoints Richard Brattland as Executive Director of Design & Implementation

December 16, 2019

Portsmouth, New Hampshire The Element Group is thrilled to announce that Richard Brattland has joined the Company as our new Executive Director of Design & Implementation.

Before joining Element, Brattland served as the Vice President/Director Corporate Real Estate of Popular Bank for seven and a half years where he was responsible for facility management, project management, lease administration, transaction management, and security for the U.S. based branches.

“I am very excited to finally join the Element team. I’ve known Nate and William for a number of years and have not only watched them grow the company, but I’ve also seen their work first-hand as we have transformed many of the Popular Bank branches over the past few years, said Brattland. William and Nate bring an excitement to the industry and are committed to providing a very high level of customer service along with keeping up to date on industry trends. It will be my honor to join this magnificent team.

Element is excited by the wealth of experience Brattland will bring to the Company, which will be invaluable as we continue to grow and reach our goals and the goals of our clients.

“I am very pleased to welcome Rick as our new Executive Director of Design & Implementation,” said William Foley, Co-Founder.  “As an industry leader, Rick will bring extensive knowledge and experience of the financial world, provide next level thinking, and continued success to The Element Group.”

Brattland will be responsible for all aspects of design and implementation across the entire suite of the Element Group projects. He will lead a team of designers, architects, graphic designers, working concept design, digital design, architectural design and project managers.

About Element

Element provides niche expertise in design, build, and engagement services for financial institutions. Element was founded in 2011 by industry veterans William Foley and Nathan Baldasaro with a combined 42 years of experience in the retail banking sector. Element serves as the complete package for financial institutions looking to modernize how they interact with their customers. Operations stem from our headquarters in Portsmouth, NH with offices in Phoenix, AZ, Miami, FL and Salt Lake City, UT, and are led by a team that is dedicated to implementing high-tech experiences with signature solutions. At the core of Element’s partnerships is a passion to transform the financial experience of the outdated standard branches into engaging and dynamic retail-type financial environments. From Element’s signature creative designs to the quality of the building foundation, to the digital content on displays that engage members, every element of your financial environment becomes relevant to the next generation of financial consumers.


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Marc Healy
executive director of retail and marketing

Often greeted by the team as “Mr. HEALY!,” with all suitable pomp, Marc is known to be a positive force of nature in the office. After graduating from Western Washington University with a degree in Business and a concentration in Finance, Marc proceeded to leap right into leadership positions. His career now spans over 35 years, with experience in marketing, sales, and finance.


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